Profiling the Nasal Ranger ® (for field sniffers)

Imagine that you are employed as a professional field sniffer. That is, a person who has the job of attempting to identify and quantify odours, quite literally in the field. Think: agricultural, industrial and natural. But there is an inherent problem  – however keen your olfactory expertise, when you’re immersed in problematic stinky air, where […]

To sleep, perchance to smell, perchance to create, maybe

One might, maybe inaccurately, sum up this new study by saying, “Put this in your pipe and sleep on it”. The study is: “Good morning creativity: task reactivation during sleep enhances beneficial effect of sleep on creative performance,” Simone Ritter, Madelijn Strick, Maarten Bos, Rick Van Baaren, Ap Dijksterhuis [pictured here], Journal of Sleep Research, epub […]